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CTV News: Self-harm cases among Canadian girls up 110%: CIHI report

Posted under In the News on 3/12/14

“There has been a major increase in the rate of intentional self-harm-related hospitalizations among Canadian girls in the past five years, according to a new report.”
The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) found a notable difference between the rate of self-harm-related hospitalizations for girls and boys. While the rate for girls jumped from 78 to 164 per 100,000 girls—an increase of 110 per cent—the rate for boys increased by 35 per cent, from 23 to 32 per 100,000.”

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